PLAYER PROFILE

SCOTTY HAMILTON

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Floyd “Scotty” Hamilton was an all-state player for Grafton High in West Virginia.  Hamilton was the star of  of West Virginia’s 1942 NIT national championship team. In the tournament, Hamilton led the last-seeded Mountaineers to a monumental 58-49 overtime win against Coach Clair Bee’s Long Island squad, which came into the game with a 42-game winning streak. The Mountaineers finished 19-4. Hamilton averaged 8.7 points per game to become West Virginia’s first-ever basketball All-America selection. In 1943, Hamilton joined the Navy and served in World War II. He was head basketball coach at Washington & Lee for two seasons and was the long-time  athletic director at Marietta (Ohio) High School.

 

SCOTTY HAMILTON Height: 5:11 Weight: 190 College: West Virginia’43
Floyd Scott Hamilton Born: Nov 21, 1921 Died:  Apr 11, 1976 Hometown:  Grafton, WV
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1944-45 Wilmington ABL 7 8 9 25 3.6
1946-47 San Diego Dons AAU
Major League Totals 7 8 9 25 3.6
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA  FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS AVG
1944-45 Wilmington ABL 3 5 1 11 3.7
Major League Totals 3 5 1 11 3.7
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